& Virginia Bally
With his wife,
Virginia, Andre founded BALLY STUDIOS in 1994 and has been greatly influenced
by the cultures and design motifs of the traditional Japanese Potters as well
as the North American Indian Potters. Along with a diverse Art and Design
background, these influences are reflected in the design and finishes of
Virginia's and Andre's work. This fused with long hours of research and trial
and error testing makes each piece they produce completely unique.
received her Associates Degree in Fine Arts, with honors from North Harris
County College, after winning a Fine Arts Scholarship on the strength of her
ceramic work and being featured in the 1991 Juried Student Art Exhibit.
Andre Bally has
been researching and experimenting with ceramics, glass, paper and metal for over forty years.
have pieces on exhibit in private collections in Canada, Europe, Northern
Africa and the United States.
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